Deputy Sheriff Douglas James Landry

Deputy Sheriff Douglas James Landry

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, May 31, 1972

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Douglas James Landry

Deputy Landry died when an ice truck crossed the center lane on a two lane highway and struck his patrol car head on.

Deputy Landry had served with the agency for 16 years. He was survived by his expectant wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff Landry,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Plaquemines Parish. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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May 31, 2022

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